Lead Application Analyst - IS University Systems
I S Univ & Research
Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)
**Lead Application Analyst**
IS University Systems Department
This position develops, installs, maintains, and modifies application programs, business application programs, or integrated programs. Identifies and analyzes user requirements and recommends appropriate applications or modifications. Analyzes, interprets, and documents requirements for highly complex business problems and recommends comprehensive technology and high-light any data gaps during initial phase of project. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
+ Handles highly complex work critical to the organization.
+ Provides leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring.
+ Prepares detailed program specifications, identifies required inputs, and coordinates the system's installation with the user department, ensuring satisfactory results.
+ Oversees the implementation of required hardware and software components for approved applications.
+ Investigates user problems and needs, identifies their source, and determines possible solutions.
+ Analyzes user project proposals to include identifying potential problem areas and recommends optimum approaches for project path.
+ Participates in the development, implementation, installation, and testing of applications software.
+ Contributes through code/algorithm development and other means, for the development of tools and interfaces between application programs and for the development of debugging programs.
+ Investigates, recommends and installs new applications.
+ Maintains confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network.
+ Documents programming problems and resolutions for future reference.
+ Other duties as assigned.
**Position Qualifications Include:**
+ Bachelor degree.
+ 7 years of system analysis and/or application support experience.
+ Experience with application configuration tools.
+ High level knowledge of HTML, SQL and Reporting tools.
+ Experience evaluating and interpreting end user information requirements, and to developing appropriate systems and/or applications solutions.
+ Knowledge of computer/computational science, data analysis, and programming technologies, concepts, and techniques.
+ Experience developing, implementing, installing, testing, and troubleshooting complex applications software.
+ Experience recording, tracking, corresponding, and documenting resolution of user problems by means of problem reporting database software.
+ Ability to develop technical documentation for training, software/hardware use, user procedures, and as-required project deliverables.
+ Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
+ Analytical, multi-tasking and problem solving skills.
+ PC proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word).
**Preferred Job Qualifications:**
+ Experience working in a University
+ Experience working in an Academic Medical Center.
+ Rush University is ranked 22nd on the Times Higher Education's 2016 list of the world's top 150 universities under 50 years of age.
+ Rush University is a health science university that is integral to Rush, an academic health system that includes three hospitals and numerous outpatient care facilities.
+ Rush University's Nursing Administration program is ranked in the top four in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
**Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.**